John Peters (catcher)

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John Peters
John Peters, Cleveland AL in 1918.jpg
Born: (1893-07-14)July 14, 1893
Kansas City, Kansas
Died: February 21, 1932(1932-02-21) (aged 38)
Kansas City, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 1915, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1922, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average.265
Home runs7
Runs batted in47

John William Peters (July 14, 1893 – February 21, 1932) was a reserve catcher in Major League Baseball who played in parts of four seasons for the Detroit Tigers (1915), Cleveland Indians (1918) and Philadelphia Phillies (1921–1922). Peters batted and threw right-handed.


He was born in Kansas City, Kansas.

In 112 games, Peters was a .265 hitter (80-for-132) with seven home runs, 22 runs, and 47 RBI.

Peters died in Kansas City at the age of 38.